LCMC Health Reg. Respiratory Therapist in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans East Hospital is a proud member of the LCMC Health System. LCMC is a Louisiana-based, not-for-profit healthcare system serving the needs of the people of Louisiana, the Gulf South and beyond. LCMC Health currently manages award-winning hospitals including Children's Hospital New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, and West Jefferson Medical Center. LCMC Health supports its outstanding local hospitals as they deliver exceptional, compassionate healthcare to the communities they serve. Please explore our website to learn more about the work we do and our commitment to community-focused healthcare.

Job Summary: The purpose of this job is to evaluate, treat and care for patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders, under the direction of a physician. Determines: the site for arterial puncture or cannulation; the selection of artificial airway types and sizes; initial ventilatory settings for mechanical ventilation; ventilator changes based on established parameters; and, patient assignments to staff based on skills inventory.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Six months clinical experience is required.

  • Associated of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy or the equivalent as required by the NBRC.

  • Advance Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support/CPR, State Lic. Resp. Therapist

Preferred/ Desired:

  • Registered Resp. Therapist